Crystal Palace 1-3 West Ham Highlights
West Ham United added to Crystal Palace’s misery with a comprehensive Premier League win at Selhurst Park.
The Eagles, managerless and winless since Tony Pulis’ shock departure, were well beaten by Sam Allardyce’s Hammers.
Mauro Zarate marked his West Ham debut by volleying home the first before Stuart Downing’s solo made it two.
Marouane Chamakh’s long-range effort narrowed the deficit after the break but Carlton Cole’s drive completed consecutive defeats for Palace.
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Venue: Selhurst Park
Date: Saturday, 23 August, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
Crystal Palace won both fixtures between these sides last season by 1-0.
In fact, three of the last five Premier League meetings between Palace and West Ham have ended as 1-0 wins for the Eagles.
West Ham’s last win at Selhurst Park came back in 1991.
Crystal Palace conceded two goals from set-pieces against Arsenal, which is twice as many as they did under Tony Pulis in the league last season (excluding penalties).
They had just two shots against Arsenal – fewer than any other team in the top flight last weekend.
Palace lost just one of their last eight matches last season.
Marouane Chamakh conceded 11 fouls on the opening weekend of the season, more than 10 of the 20 Premier League teams did in total.
Keith Millen has taken only four points in five games as temporary manager of Palace in the Premier League.
West Ham United
They haven’t lost their opening two Premier League games since 2010-11, a season in which they were relegated from the division.
West Ham have gone six league games without a clean sheet away from home – their last came against Aston Villa on 8 February.
They claimed one win from five London derbies away from home last season (D1, L3).
Mark Noble had scored his last 10 Premier League penalties before his miss against Tottenham.
The Hammers had 18 attempts on goal against Spurs, but only four on target.
Last season, strikers contributed just 11 Premier League goals between them for West Ham: Carlton Cole 6, Ricardo Vaz Te 2, Andy Carroll 2, Modibo Maiga 1.